EXPLORE Information and Communication Technologies
Cosumnes Oaks High School
Information & Communication Technologies – Robotics & Programming Pathway
Students in the Software and Systems Development pathway prepare for careers related to computer science that involve the design, development, implementation, maintenance and management of systems that rely on software programs to satisfy the operational needs of modern business organizations. This pathway focuses on computer programming for solving applied problems in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), such as solving problems in algebra and robotics.
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Florin High School
Informational Technology Academy
Students in the Informational Technology Academy prepare for careers related to computer science that involve the design, development, implementation, maintenance and management of systems that rely on software programs to satisfy the operational needs of modern business organizations. Expertise in systems development and programming are critical skills to support operations like electronic commerce, medical records management, retail sales and inventory management, digital entertainment and use of energy.
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Franklin High School
School of Technology, Engineering, and Media (STEM)
STEM is a unique program that allows students to focus on one of four areas of study:
- Computer Specialist — Computer Specialists incorporate a standards-based/mastery approach that allows students to accelerate learning as they demonstrate mastery of each curricular standard.
- Engineering Specialist — Engineering Specialists complete mastery courses in Computer Assisted Drafting and Engineering.
- Media Specialist — The Media Specialist program prepares students for career paths in the field of media communications behind, and/or in front of the camera.
- Generalist — Students interested in all three major areas of STEM can choose the Generalist strand. Mastery of this strand is obtained by completing coursework in the three specialist areas.
After completing core introductory classes, students will select one area of study for their mastery coursework. Each specialist area provides the skills necessary to gain employment or to pursue advanced study. Course instruction is enhanced through mentoring and internships.
Laguna Creek High School
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Monterey Trail High School
Design and Technology Academy (DATA)
The Design and Technology Academy (DATA) provides a rigorous four-year program designed to give students training, information and resources in the areas of Engineering, Computer Science and Environmental Architecture. Throughout the students’ high school career, DATA teachers focus on three main goals:
- to strengthen students’ motivation and commitment to learning by providing purpose for their learning experiences.
- to improve students’ connection to school through personalized learning environments and workplace experiences.
- to prepare students to enter industry with appropriate certification and/or post-secondary education.
Engineering: Students will engage in various hands-on activities to explore the nature of assorted engineering fields. In addition, the student will learn about technology sectors such as manufacturing, construction, power and energy, communications and transportation. Student teams are formed to develop, design, build and present a functional electromechanical prototype. During fabrication, students will perform various manufacturing processes and learn various technologies and concepts such as manual and CNC machining, CNC plasma cutting, 3-D printing, robotics, welding, electronics, pneumatic and mechanical systems. Students may be eligible to apply to Sacramento State University through the ACE Program for transferable college credit.
Sheldon High School
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Pathway
The Entrepreneurship Pathway/Marketing, Sales and Service sector provides an opportunity to learn the techniques of transferring products or services to consumers. As California businesses compete in the global marketplace, the need for employees with business expertise and the ability to analyze and respond to emerging trends will continue to grow.
Students in the Software and Systems Development pathway prepare for careers related to computer science that involve the design, development, implementation, maintenance and management of systems that rely on software programs to satisfy the operational needs of modern business organizations. Persons with expertise in systems development and programming are critical to support operations like electronic commerce, medical records management, retail sales and inventory management, digital entertainment and use of energy.
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Information and Computer Technologies Industry News
Students Participate in Competitions and Leadership and Career Advancement Workshops During National Annual Event ELK GROVE, Calif. – December 3, 2019 – The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) applauds 13 Elk Grove High School (EGHS) students for receiving top...
The Awards Highlight Academy’s Commitment to Mentor Future Generations of Farmers ELK GROVE, Calif. – August 14, 2019 – The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) commends the Elk Grove High School Agriculture Department for receiving two honors in the category of...
There is a high demand for 46,000 automotive service technicians and mechanics to fill roles through 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Recognizing this need, Elk Grove High School and Elk Grove Ford have developed a strategic partnership to support...
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The Elk Grove High School Automotive Technology Pathway will host monthly car shows all school year. If you know anyone interested in learning about all elements of maintaining and fixing cars, be sure to tell them to join this program! Click here to watch the program...
Board of Trustees Recognizes 50 Top-Quality Career Technical Education in Elk Grove Unified School District Programs
Recognition Highlights Academies and Pathways Meeting Highest Quality ELK GROVE, Calif. – March 22, 2018 – The Elk Grove Unified School District Board of Trustees recognized 50 Career Technical Education (CTE) academies and pathways that demonstrated progress...
Talk about an amazing hands-on learning opportunity! 150 students from Cosumnes Oaks, Elk Grove, Florin, Franklin, Monterey Trail, Pleasant Grove and Sheldon high school attended Sacramento City College (SCC) on Thursday, February 1, 2018 for the college’s second...
Elk Grove Unified School District Recognized for Outstanding Cyber Security Awareness Efforts at One of the Nation’s Largest and Fastest Growing Youth Cyber Education Programs
The Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot Program Approved Elk Grove Unified School District as the Newest CyberPatriot Center of Excellence! CyberPatriot National Commissioner approved the Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) as the newest CyberPatriot Center of...
Sacramento’s new Farm-to-Fork Capital slogan may be a marketing moniker across the region. However, California farmers have long believed in providing consumers with healthy foods. According to the California Department of Food and Agriculture, the Golden State has...
Elk Grove high school students dive deep into Arts Media and Entertainment Programs at Sacramento City College
The New York Times ran a story last week highlighting how the cost of college continues to climb and now the message from New York University to its students is, “Finish faster.” The report noted that about 20 percent of its students had already “graduated ahead of...